Ocular

Case from Ultrasound of the Week: UOTW #12

63 y/o male with a history of severe diabetes and strong myopia presents with sudden decreased vision in his left eye.  No tearing/discharge, no pain.  The patient wears glasses, but no contacts.  Denies trauma.

 

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What to Know
  1. List indications, contraindications, and limitations of ocular CUS.
  2. Identify clinically relevant sonographic anatomy of the eye and orbit.
  3. Perform the required protocols. 
  4. Recognize the pathologic findings and pitfalls with posterior chamber hemorrhage, retinal detachment and structural disruption.

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